Archiv des Autors: Christian Kupke

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Philosoph, Autor + Dozent

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… Why „disappointment / disillusionment“? What does „disappointment / disillusionment“ mean? I say: we are all too fond of deceiving ourselves; we rarely want to look the truth in the face. Especially if it is a negativistic truth: that we … Weiterlesen

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… I can inform the readers of my blog this month that the first version, i.e. more precisely the typoscript of my book announced in December last year (cf. here) is finished. The book is entitled „Disappointing Thinking. Philosophical Sketches … Weiterlesen

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… Not much this month. Two quotes that made me think. Sam Freeze, one of my followers (see https://en.gravatar.com/dilatedideas), writes about my last contribution in which I measured postmodernism against the promises of modernity: „Interesting take on postmodernism. I’m not … Weiterlesen

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… Sometimes people who perceive me as arrogant say to me: „What do you know? You are a privileged intellectual. You sit in your warm room and can make big speeches – about democracy, capitalism and neoliberalism. But you don’t … Weiterlesen

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… I recently read an interview in a weekly newspaper (der Freitag, Nr. 6, 7.2.19) with the French filmmaker and author Virginie Despentes (cf. https://www.freitag.de/autoren/der-freitag/sei-brav-sklave). Here is a short excerpt: Q: „How can democratic and humanist values and the social … Weiterlesen

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… So far: When I started thirty / forty years ago, I started from false premises. … In any case, it has become necessary to rethink the (political) world. … So everything has changed in the last thirty / forty … Weiterlesen

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… Has anything changed at all? Some people write whole books to analyse this (even the books have to go with the times), but I’ll be brief: If half the population no longer believes – keyword indifference – that they … Weiterlesen

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